Ted Cruz is Mailing Elderly Voters Contribution Spam Disguised as County Summons
What to do when the only Republican who will fund raise with you is a discredited, odious joke of a so called President?
Try to scam elderly voters of course…
Received this for my 88-year-old grandma. Says it's a summons from Travis County, but is actually asking for money for @tedcruz . Did your campaign authorize this? Is this even legal? Shame on you. That's one more @BetoORourke voter. pic.twitter.com/NcFoOCvjFj— Sean Owen (@sean_r_owen) September 16, 2018
It’s not like Cruz hasn’t done anything like this before:
You're right , you did -https://t.co/tLh6455DUw— Nalini Moorthy (@KnollMoor) September 16, 2018
From that New Yorker article:
“Given its obsession with political science, it’s no surprise that the Cruz campaign decided to adopt the “social pressure” techniques to turn out voters in Iowa for Monday night’s caucuses. On Saturday, Twitter came alive with pictures from voters in the state who received mailers from the Cruz campaign. At the top of the mailers, in a bold red box, are the words “VOTING VIOLATION.” Below that warning is an explanation:
“”You are receiving this election notice because of low expected voter turnout in your area. Your individual voting history as well as your neighbors’ are public record. Their scores are published below, and many of them will see your score as well. CAUCUS ON MONDAY TO IMPROVE YOUR SCORE and please encourage your neighbors to caucus as well. A follow-up notice may be issued following Monday’s caucuses.””
One Twitter user tells you what to do if you get one of the fake summons:
@sean_r_owen @jonlovett @tedcruz @BetoORourke Bring it to the post office, tell the clerk the senders are trying to… https://t.co/kjK4jRNeEA— ROB WHITEY (@ROB WHITEY)1537076290.0
Or, you could just send your pocket Change to Beto!